• Senior Credit Research Analyst (Global Banks/Financials) - Switzerland Ticino
  • Laz Partners in Ticino, , Switzerland
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  • 1 week ago

jobs description

We are working with a highly successful boutique asset manager in Switzerland that is looking to expand the team with a Credit Analyst covering Global Banks/Financials.

A minimum of 5-10 years' experience in fundamental credit research or credit portfolio management capacity, covering Global Banks/Financials is a hard requirement for this role.

The firm covers global total return strategies across all liquid asset classes, including fixed income, equity, and multi-asset.

About the Team
The fixed income follows a total return approach (no benchmarks) and invests globally across the capital structure using both derivatives (rates, credit, options) and cash bonds.

The team currently comprises a portfolio manager (head of the team), two credit analysts, and a quantitative macro strategist. Additionally, there is a five-member equity team covering global equities.

About the Role
Our client, a highly successful boutique asset manager, is expanding their team with a Financials Research... Analyst to join the growing fixed income business.

The ideal candidate must have a strong background covering Financials (Global Banks experience is essential) and ideally a proven track record of providing trade idea recommendations in previous roles.

Prior experience covering EM Financials is a plus, as well as any quantitative capabilities (Python).

The selected candidate will have the opportunity to shape the firm's financials research framework and gain experience in managing global unconstrained fixed income portfolios. A strong understanding of macroeconomic drivers (growth, inflation, and monetary policy) is a plus. There is potential for advancement into a portfolio manager role.

Key Responsibilities:
• Conduct independent, informative, and accurate analysis of banks and insurance companies under assigned coverage (global).
• Develop a deep understanding of the valuation drivers of credit instruments across the capital structure (focus on Tier 2 and AT1) and generate investment ideas.
• Work closely with the Senior PM on day-to-day portfolio management (positioning, risk exposures, guidelines), monitoring, rebalancing, and hedging.
• Contribute to the firm's wider cross-asset allocation (equity, multi-asset).

• 5-7 years of experience covering Banks (insurance is a plus) in Credit Research (rating agencies, buy-side, sell-side desk analyst, or syndicate/risk).
• Understanding of macroeconomic drivers (growth, inflation, monetary policy).
• CFA (or working towards) is a big plus
• Fluency in English is mandatory.
• Ability to work effectively within a small team.
• Enthusiasm for building a best-in-class financials investment process
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